By The Numbers

Check out the latest data on Latino childhood health.

1

Supermarket

for every Latino neighborhood, compared to 3 for every non-Latino neighborhood

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33

percent

of Latinos live within walking distance (<1 mile) of a park

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3

Big Excuses

people use to justify discriminatory behavior

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22

percent

of Latino youth have depressive symptoms, more than any other group besides Native American youth

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20.7

percent

of Latino kids have obesity (compared to 11.7% of white kids)

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74

percent

of Latino kids have had a sugary drink by age 2 (vs. 45% of white kids)

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27

percent

of Latinos rely on public transit (compared to 14% of whites).

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44

million

immigrants live in the United States

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58

percent

of Latinos say they experience discrimination due to their ethnicity

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